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Temporary Traffic Closure on Alondra

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Construction is progressing at Clearwater Crossing on the northeast corner of Paramount Blvd. and Alondra Blvd. The three fast/casual restaurants - The Habit, Waba Grill, and Chipotle - are slated to open in early December and Applebee's in early January.

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Summer Concerts in Paramount Park


It will be a summer of great sounds and good eats in Paramount Park on select Thursday evenings with free concerts combined with a Food Truck Row. The musical lineup will feature an assortment of styles and there will be a mix of savory and sweet offerings for sale from a variety of cuisine-mobiles.

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Farmers Market on Fridays in Progress Park

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The Paramount Farmers Market is open every Friday at Progress Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15500 Downey Ave.

It features fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of other food items. Vendors also accept EBT.

There is plenty of parking and Progress Park is a stop for the Easy Rider shuttle. For more information, please call (562) 220-2121.


PEP Donors Help Make Paramount College Dreams Come True


The 13th Annual scholarship fundraiser for the Paramount Education Partnership (PEP) was a rousing success, with more than $106,000 donated to help Paramount college students achieve their educational dreams. Special thanks and appreciation are due to the following generous donors:

The Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe

Weber Metals, Otto Fuchs Aerospace Group

Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.
Paramount Petroleum Corporation, Inc.
Don & Sherry Tomeo

FENICO Precision Casting, Inc.

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PEP Scholars Named for 2016


Thanks to the generosity of the donors listed above, the following Paramount students have received a PEP college scholarship for 2016. Congratulations to:

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Water Management Plan Available for Review

The Urban Water Management Planning Act requires all urban water suppliers providing water to more than 3,000 customers to prepare and adopt an Urban Water Management Plan every five years. In accordance with the Act the City has prepared its 2015 Urban Water Management Plan and can be found by clicking here.

A Public Hearing will be held to discuss the City's Plan at the regular meeting of the Paramount City Council to be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, California.

City Photo Gallery Now Online


Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at

We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!

All photographs taken by the City of Paramount at our programs and events may be used by the City for marketing of these programs and events on printed and electronic formats.

Paramount on YouTube


A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit

Public Review Period for Housing Issues

The City of Paramount has prepared its draft Citizen Participation Plan in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations. The publication of this notice is the beginning of the 30-day public review period. The public review and written comment period begins Friday, July 1, 2016 and runs through Tuesday, August 2, 2016. For more information in both English and Spanish, please click these links.

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Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule

On January 28, 2016, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.


(ROPS 16-17)

(ROPS-January 2016 thru June 2016)


Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.



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